Each year computer scientists from the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics of the UW qualify for the ACM ICPC World Finals. In May they will take part in the contest in Thailand. Best students received the UW scholarships.
ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ACM-ICPC) is an annual team-based programming competition among the universities of the world.
On 15th November the UW team has won the 2015 Central Europe Regional Contest. This competition is an elimination to the 2016 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals in Thailand. Programmers from the University of Warsaw: Wojciech Nadara, Marcin Smulewicz and Marek Sokołowski have solved 10 out of 12 tasks, prepared by the organizers. Among the top 10 were also two teams from the University of Warsaw.
Masters in programming are training very hard – five hours training, two times per week.
Three teams will be representing Poland in the ICPC World Finals: the University of Warsaw, the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, the University of Wrocław.
Best programmers from three universities have received the UW scholarships founded by the Foundation of PKO Bank Polski.